Through the Change the Course program and other ideas, water policy expert Sandra Postel is working to help restore water to depleted rivers and wetlands—including the Colorado river, which provides water to Arizona and six other states.
The 2nd Congressional District race is even closer now that nearly all ballots have been counted in Pima County. Republican Martha McSally held a lead Tuesday evening of just 133 votes over Democratic incumbent Ron Barber. A recount is possible at this point.
Since 1987, or at least over the past decade, some Arizona legislative watchers will at some point mention how much the state misses the leadership and big picture bipartisanship practiced by Burton Barr.
Underwater photographer David Doubilet and aquatic biologist and photojournalist Jennifer Hayes joined us to talk about their work around the world—including getting very close to baby harp seals and their mothers.
In February of last year, a landslide knocked out a section of roadway on US 89 south of Page. Since then, the Arizona Department of Transportation has been working a solution to make sure that doesn’t happen.
November is both Alzheimer’s disease Awareness Month, as well as National Family Caregivers Month. With one in eight Americans projected to contract Alzheimer’s by 2020, Arizona is expected to have 172,000 cases by that year. And this will affect the nearly 15 million family members and friends who unwittingly are transformed into unpaid caregivers.
Flu season officially arrived in Arizona last week, when the state’s first case of locally acquired influenza was diagnosed in Pima County. But health departments investigate flu cases year round to help get a better sense of the infectious virus.